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ITC Infotech completed first phase of PLM implementation for Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment for the (DRDO) 12 Mar 2012

ITC  Infotech completed first phase of PLM implementation for Combat Vehicles  Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), a premium systems laboratory of  the Defence Research & Development Organization(DRDO), India - thereby  helping in the overall research, design and development efforts of the  organization

Combat Vehicle  Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), a premium systems laboratory of  the Defence Research & Development Organization(DRDO) had chosen ITC  Infotech as system integrator for its entire Project Lifecycle Management (PLM)  implementation - the single largest PLM project for DRDO labs in India

ITC Infotech, a  leading global IT services and solutions company, and a fully owned subsidiary  of ITC Ltd., has successfully completed the first phase of PLM implementation  for Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), a key laboratory  division of DRDO.

The CVRDE  PLM implementation is the largest PLM project for DRDO laboratory in India with  a user base of 200. The PLM implementation project will involve interacting  with 25 different divisions within CVRDE and designing and deploying a  harmonious new product development process across CVRDE.

Dr. P Sivakumar, Director, CVRDE  said,  "Phase 1 of the implementation has gone live, marking a major milestone  for us. We are very impressed with the speed at which ITC Infotech has executed  the project, and look forward to their support in making this PLM  implementation a huge success."

As part  of the project, ITC Infotech supplied and installed the hardware including  integration with the existing IT network of CVRDE, supply of PTC's Windchill  software licenses and implementing PLM solutions as per CVRDE's requirements,  thereby helping in the overall research, design and development efforts of the  organization.

Commenting  on the development, Mr.  Ashwani Maheshwari, CEO - India Business, ITC Infotech, said, "We are  extremely pleased that the DRDO's project has gone live in record time. We have  leveraged on our vast experience in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and  in-depth domain knowledge to successfully reduce CVRDE's design and development  cycle time, while also improving the quality of design output and minimizing  efforts in Transfer of Technology (TOT) process."

The  implementation will provide benefits like traceability, easy access and risk  reduction, better teamwork due to collaborative environment, data integrity,  faster go to market (reduced design cycles), knowledge driven automation and  knowledge fusion (to ensure consistency and adherence to corporate standards)  to CVRDE.

ITC Infotech is one of the leading PLM service providers globally and is  a long-standing partner of PTC for PLM based services. ITC Infotech has  consistently delivered value at the highest quality to over 500 customers  worldwide across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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